Keynote Speakers

Dr. Ruby Payne

Dr. Tammy Powloski

Coach Sidney Moncrief

Counselor Molly Hudgens

Learn, Implement, Empower

Join us this Fall for two full days of programming as we learn from some of the nation's leading educators, researchers, and practitioners about what it means to be student-focused and teacher-led! The Student Focused Teacher Led Conference (SFTL) is an annual event organized by the Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, Arkansas State Teachers Association, Bright Futures USA, and The Reform Alliance. Whether you are a teacher, an administrator, a counselor, or a school psychologist, you will walk away from this two-day event empowered with research-based practices and resources that you can take back to your school and implement.

Topics Explored

Engaging speakers will cover a range of topics including:

  • Emotional Poverty
  • Why Poverty Matters and What Schools Teachers Must Do
  • Relationship Building and Emotional Intelligence Development
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Educating the Whole Child
  • Wrap Around Supports for Students
  • Anti-bullying and Suicide Prevention

Register Today

September 30 & October 1 in Little Rock, AR

Conference organizers invite all Arkansas teachers and administrators from public, non-public, charter, and private schools to learn more about what it means to be student-focused and teacher-led!

With early bird pricing, registration is currently only $50 per person. After September 1, registration will increase to $100. The registration fee includes conference attendance and keynote speaker Dr. Ruby Payne's latest book: Emotional Poverty in All Demographics: How to Reduce Anger, Anxiety, and Violence in the Classroom